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4992. Richard Bowen & 4993. Ann ?

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1580, Richard born in Ilston, Glamorganshire, Wales.

1586, Ann born in Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales.

Bef. 1618 in Kettle Hill, Glamorganshire, Richard married Ann.

1638-1643, Richard immigrated to America to MA.

1643, “a joint agreement was made by the inhabitants of Sea-conk alias Rehoboth, ffor the bringing in of their estates …”; Richard Bowen £270.

2/26/1644, Richard a member at a meeting of the townsmen.

1644, Ann died in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.

3/16/1645, Richard chosen to “view the fences and to judge of the sufficiency of them.”

4/29/1645, Richard chosen “to hear grievances of all those that their meadow is defective.”

5/28/1645, Richard at at meeting of the Townsmen.

2/18/1646, Richard “Bowin” number 15 in the lottery for land in a meadow.

5/26/1647, Richard chosen a Towsmen for the present year.

11/1648, Richard married 2nd Elizabeth Rey.

5/11/1649, Richard chosen a surveyor of the highways.

5/3/1651, Richard chosen a deputy for the Court at Plynouth.

10/25/1653, Richard chosen a “rater” for the sums of the county pay.

6/28/1654, Richard one of those “chosen for the consideration of such lands as shall be recorded in the town books, for the clearing rights of any person.”

9/15/1654, Richard chosen Town Clerk.

2/9/1655, Richard Bowen, senior, was chosen as a “Townsmen”.

6/22/1658, “At at town-meeting lawfully warned, lots were drawn for the meadows that lie on the north side of the town, in as followeth, according to person and estate:” 1. John Peck … 22. Richard Bowen, sen. 23. Obadiah Bowen, … 44. Richard Bowen, jr. …

2/4/1674, Richard buried in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.

(S) The History of Rehoboth, Bliss, 1836.

Family notes:
• Rehoboth is very close to, and just east of, Providence, RI.

Children of Richard and Ann:

i. Sarah Bowen, born 1618 in Wales.
~1639, Sarah married Robert Fuller., born 1615 in Southampton, England.
They immigrated to America.
10/14/1676, Sarah buried in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.

ii. William Bowen, born 1620 in Wales.
William immigrated to America.
3/10/1686, William buried in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.

iii. Alice Bowen, born 1622 in Wales.
1636 in Salem, MA, Alice married Robert Wheaton.
1696, Alice died in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.

iv. Richard Bowen, born 1623 in Wales.
3/4/1646 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, Richard married Elinor Sutton.
1/20/1689, Richard married Martha Allen.
6/4/1678, Richard died in MA.

v. Thomas Bowen, born 1625 in Wales.
4/11/1663, Thomas married Elizabeth Brewster, d/o Thomas.
Bef. 1670, Thomas died in Salem, MA.

vi. Ruth Bowen, born 1626 in Wales.
4/23/1647 in Rehoboth, Bristo Co., MA, Ruth married George Leverich Kendrick.
10/31/1688, Ruth buried in Rehoboth.

viii. Obediah Bowen (2496), born 7/1/1627 in Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales.

ix. George Bowen, born 1631 in Wales.

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